Kicking the polluters out of the negotiations may sound like wishful thinking. But there is a precedent: the global effort to regulate the tobacco industry.
In Mora County, New Mexico, corporations seeking fracking contracts came up against “querencia”—a traditional way of thinking about and defending the land.
Gas stations aren’t great for the climate, but the move is a step toward local control over economic decisions—a model that holds great potential for developing renewable energy in the long term.
The fact that the issue reached the Senate floor is a huge victory for the American people, who overwhelmingly say they want something done about corporate influence in elections.
More than 400 workers and supporters were arrested on Thursday amid a nationwide wave of walkouts and demonstrations.
The savings from 2013 alone could pay for dental care for 262,000 Americans for an entire year.
Unless the legal foundation for local self-governance is truly built on the rights of communities, victories like the one in New York can easily be overturned.
When you ask Americans specific questions about the policies they support, it turns out we're not so polarized after all.
Londoners have made their feelings clear about a corporate "solution" to the problem of homelessness—and the company listened.
Filling a void left by big city newspapers, online projects combine community news, journalism, and conversations with our neighbors.
Current trends suggest one in three kids will develop Type 2 diabetes as adults. These moms told McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson what they think about the fast food industry targeting their kids.